Zacco is a modern, consultancy driven company with a 360° perspective on Intellectual Property: From patent filing, trademark registration and design protection to dispute resolution, information security and portfolio management.
Our vision is to secure and protect our clients’ entire innovation process and intangible assets. With our technical and legal expertise as well as experience we want to guard our clients’ innovations and make them reach their full potential and development.
Our aim is to be our clients’ preferred partner within IP consultancy besides being their innovative partner in the development of new technology to meet the digitalization which the IP business is facing and the world is undergoing.
We are more than 300 experts within all aspects of Intellectual Property including a large number of experienced Patent, Trademark and Design Attorneys as well as highly skilled Attorneys at Laws, Paralegals and IT Specialists.
Acapo is one of the leading Intellectual Property consultancy firms in Norway with offices in Bergen, Oslo, Trondheim and Fredrikstad. Acapo deals exclusively with intellectual property rights, and we cover the whole range og IPR services. We represent a large number of successful national and international companies as well as several research institutions with respect to their intellectual rights. We always aim for the highest degree of quality and service.
Our services include advisory services within all fields of IPR. Filing and prosecution of applications for European and Norwegian patents is within our core field of business. Our lawyers attend to litigation of cases pertaining to i.a. patents, trademarks and marketing law. The highly skilled staff of Acapo handles filing of applications for Norwegian trademark and design registrations.
As a full-serviced IPR-firm, Acapo also attend to maintenance of patents, and design and trademark registrations.
Memberships: INTA, FICPI, ITMA, EPI, The Norwegian Patent Attorney Association , Marques, LESI, The Norwegian Bar Association.
Protector IP Consultants is the IP consultancy that puts quality before quantity and long-time business relationships before short term profit. Whether our client is a multinational corporation or an entrepreneur, we strive to provide the best tailor suited service according to the client's needs.
The majority of our clients are domestic, which means that we have broad knowledge of the Norwegian industries and businesses, but since most of our clients also have business interests abroad, we also have extensive comprehension of foreign legal systems.
We are a lean and efficient IPR agency with a total number of 20 persons, who are great in experience and dedication. We work very closely with our clients and aim to find the best and most efficient solutions on our clients' intellectual property needs. We strive to understand the company strategy of our clients and closely link our advices on IPR strategy to this.
An important item of our thinking is that clients shall not pay more than they need to obtain the protection they want. We therefore often advise our clients against taking actions that would cost more than the benefit obtained.
We represent clients not only before the Norwegian Patent Office, but also represent clients in patent applications before the EPO and design and trademark applications before the EUIPO (former OHIM).
In countries where we cannot represent clients directly, we choose among the best attorneys in our network. We strive to have personal knowledge of the agents we use in each country. This ensures high quality work in all foreign prosecution.
Our Clients Some of the largest Norwegian companies, such as Aker Solutions, Nortura, Bring/Posten and Fred. Olsen & Co., have chosen us as their IP consultant. We also serve smaller companies that are in the forefront of their field, such as Norrøna, Laerdal Medical and Roxar.
Our people In addition to Tom Tysbo, head of legal department and Christoffer Vedal, chair of the Norwegian Anti Counterfeit Group, both recognized among the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals by WTR 1000, we are proud to have Ida Marie Daae and Thomas Hvammen Nicholson, former examiner with EUIPO among our experienced attorneys.
In the patent field, we have Bjarne G. Coward, who has been recognized by IAM as a master tactician. In addition, we have, among others, the patent strategist and former President of LES Scandinavia, Morten Balle, the experienced litigation assistant and former Reporter General of FICPI's CET commission, Arild Tofting, EPI Board Member and optical measurement specialist, Dag E. Thrane, material technology specialist and former independent inventor, Espen Hov and Tjashwar Singh, who holds a Ph.D. in capacitive sensor interface circuits and was involved in the development of touchscreens. He is an inventor of several patents.
Krister Mindrebøe is working in the electro-technical and mechanical fields, especially within offshore technology. He is particularly focused on assisting companies with monitoring their technological fields, enabling them both to gain insight into their competitors' activities and discover new business partners.
Anne-Gro Bildøe Imset has more than 8 years of experience from the Norwegian Patent Office. She has just completed the program for the European Qualification Exam.
Onsagers AS is a leading full-service specialized IP firm and IP strategy advisor in Norway, acting globally with our dedicated International IP team. Team of International IP experts in Norway.
Onsagers’ dedicated International IP team offers a 'one-stop-shop', where attorneys at law and European patent attorneys with extensive international experience work in close collaboration.
Our International Team has comprehensive experience in trademark and patent prosecution, enforcement, including customs seizures, passing-off and unfair competition cases, as well as trademark and patent infringement and validity cases, some of which have attracted international attention. We will give you the best professional and cost-efficient advice for your IP in Norway.
Our team members have vast experience from the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO), as well as from representing Norway in WIPO, the EPO and Nordic Baltic IP Committees. Our experience ensures updated insight into Norwegian IP practice and efficient advice and best strategy for your IP rights.
Your Norwegian IP partner Onsagers is one of the largest, leading and longest established IP firms in Norway, with over 70 years of practice. Onsagers promises to give professional, clear-cut advice with a practical, no-nonsense approach; we dare to say GO / NO GO.
Our objective is to be your privileged partner for the protection, management and exploitation of your IP. Through open dialogue and clear-cut advice, combined with modern technology, updated services and a cost-conscious approach, Onsagers offers premium-quality IP advice.